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Wednesday, January 25 • 10:20 - 11:10
Designing Targeted Employment Services for Maximum Impact

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A brief presentation of findings from IRCC's Career Pathways for Racialized Newcomer Women Project (CPRNW; cpvmnw.ca), a pilot project that tested targeted employment services for racialized newcomer women, will serve as the basis for a discussion on specialized programming. The interactive discussion will explore the need for, the implications of, and impact of the evidence on service delivery of specialized programming.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn about the CPRNW project and key research findings
  • Provide your input on designing specialized programming for newcomers
  • Hear from your peers about designing for different newcomer populations


Kim Lehrer

Senior Research Associate, SRDC
Kim Lehrer is a senior research associate at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation. She is an economist with extensive experience in impact evaluation, data collection, data management, questionnaire design, quantitative analysis, and research dissemination.
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Julie Rodier

Senior Research Associate, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)
Julie Rodier has 10+ years of experience in research and evaluation. Much of Julie's work focuses on ensuring the vitality of French-language minority communities, improving employment for newcomers, and improving access to post-secondary education.
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Magdalene Cooman

Senior Director, World Skills Employment Centre
Magdalene Cooman, a Director at World Skills Employment Centre, leads the Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women initiative in Ottawa. She is a recipient of the Community Pillar Award by Femmes remarquables Ottawa Distinguished Women, 2020.

Wednesday January 25, 2023 10:20 - 11:10 EST